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Whalebone Arch

Ross Street, Stanley, East Falkland FIQQ1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Don't miss the Lupins

This impressive whalebone arch stands in gardens adjoining Christ Church Cathedral and is a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacki51
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
A HIGHLIGHT IN THE FALKLANDS

Impressive whalebone arch, a prelude to the Christ Church Cathedral. It is iconic and definitely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jayne J
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Mackay, Australia
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  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
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“whale bones” (17 reviews)
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Ross Street, Stanley, East Falkland FIQQ1ZZ, Falkland Islands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This impressive whalebone arch stands in gardens adjoining Christ Church Cathedral and is a great photo opportunity. It was erected in 1933 using the jaws from two blue whales to commemorate the 100-year British rule of the Islands. Port Stanley, incidentally, is twinned with Whitby...More

Thank Jacki51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive whalebone arch, a prelude to the Christ Church Cathedral. It is iconic and definitely worth a photograph as part of your memories of the Falklands.

Thank Jayne J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another of the attractions in Stanley. It’s surprisingly huge! It’s beside the church and only a short walk from the pier.

Thank Harbridgetrek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we took our walk around Stanley, we passed the Christ Church Cathedral, the southernmost Anglican cathedral in the world. In front of the church is a whalebone arch, made from the jaws of two blue whales, which was built in 1933 to commemorate the...More

Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The arch is of resin coated whale bones which are worth a 5 minute look.It stands just outside the cathedral so build into your tour

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of many stops along the way on our full day Falkland Island tour. An interesting place to nose around. Not much there, but what is there is worth a few minutes.

Thank Pamehla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like most new places that you visit there are certain places of interest that you go to just to say you have been there and done that. This is one of them. It is close to the down town and is within walking distance. Whenever...More

Thank PT Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Worth wandering by and taking a picture, but not a big deal. I didn't go in the church (?), but the walk was very nice and worth doing.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Stanley is quite small, but the whalebone arch in the church yard is iconic and well worth visiting for a pciture.

Thank The_fotobug
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Not much to do but good photo opportunity with this historic monument to remember the whaling history of the island

Thank jacqui3744
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